The Human Rights Council agreed on Monday to hold an urgent debate on the human rights situation in Belarus, following a request from Germany which described a “steep deterioration” of the situation there since a disputed election last month.
Republican Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris squared off on Wednesday evening in Salt Lake City, Utah, ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Here are some of the key quotes from the debate, which was moderated by USA Today journalist Susan Page.
Prime Ministerdesignate Mustapha Adib said on Monday he had met Lebanon’s president for more consultations, raising doubts about whether he would be able to form his government by a deadline early this week that was agreed with France.
An Alabama city has removed a 115yearold Confederate monument following a vote by city leaders that was prompted by the national reckoning over racial injustice and the legacy of the Civil War.